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Media Technology: Home

Welcome to the Guide for Media Technology

Reference Services

Reference librarians are available in person, by phone, and online to assist with research, off-campus access, instructions on using the databases, and finding quality information on the Internet. The reference desk is staffed during all hours that the library is open.

Contact a Librarian by Phone or Email

In addition to using the Chat service or scheduling a One-On-One appointment, you can also call or email a librarian to get help.

Phone: 440.525.7425

Email: reflibrarian@lakelandcc.edu

One-on-One: Personal Research Assistance

Lakeland librarians offer personal help with research for assignments, projects and papers. Schedule an appointment for a 20, 30 or 40 minute session. Sessions are offered face-to-face in the library and online. We ask that you provide 24 hours notice for the librarian to prepare for your session. Click here to complete a Request Form.

Program Information

A media technologist is a communications professional responsible for the assistance and delivery of information to the public through broadcast tools. Individuals with skills in this industry are most often required to understand and operate equipment that electronically conveys a message authored by another person or group. Media professionals are invisible to the outside world; their effective message is the only thing that should be visible of their craft. Designing effective presentations and making them easy for the public to understand is key to success. These messages can arrive to the public through such broadcast vehicles as radio, television, theatrical productions, and the Internet.

Graduates of this degree will have the necessary skills to enter the media industry or to continue their education toward a baccalaureate degree in communications technology. All students will study core skills in areas of broadcast technologies, such as audio, video (film), radio, animation, and interactive design and further in a specialty field in one of the following majors:

  • Radio Production and Broadcast
  • Audio Recording and Production
  • Video Production and Broadcast
  • Interactive Design and Delivery

These areas of study create a media professional with specific skills, but the core education in the adjacent areas allow for diversification, so the potential for career opportunities greatly increases. Employment in this field can range from corporate communications and in-house media specialists to freelance production specialists whose entrepreneurial aptitude leads to much success, especially in the film and music production industries. Many people have messages, music, pictures, and opinions that they wish conveyed to others. It is a media technologist that makes this happen in a way that delivers maximum impact. 

Chat with a Librarian

Chat with a librarian and get help with research. This service is available all hours the library is open, click the icon below to get started! 

Live Chat Software

Research Librarian

Maria Armijo

Contact:
440-525-7425

Subjects:
Graphic Design, Media Studies, Math

HIVE Maker's Space

Hive Maker's Space logo

HIVE offers makers a combination of virtual and in-person opportunities to make, tinker, and learn.

Visit Hive - Visit this site for information about the space, current offerings, how to schedule an appointments class projects, project kick-offs, and workshops.

Take A Virtual Tour - This video features a virtual tour of the HIVE Maker's Space as well an introduction to the technology available for use.

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